public investments

Increase in domestic funding on AIDS: UN report

July 19th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) Domestic funding on HIV has exceeded international investments in the last one year, a report by the UN AIDS said here Wednesday.The report observed that over ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Nobel laureate warns European economic crisis may deepen

January 19th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, Jan 19 (IANS) The 2001 Economy Nobel Prize winner Joseph Stieglitz warned Wednesday that the European governments' economic policies are likely to deepen the crisis instead of solving it."The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Japan’s central bank sees economy improving

October 11th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 11 (IANS) Japan's economic activity has continued to increase as production and exports strengthen, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) said Tuesday in its monthly economic report for October.According ... Read more...

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EU to revitalize Europe’s economy with 2012 budget

March 25th, 2011 - 3:25 am ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union on Thursday informed that the 2012 budget will be the main tool to revitalize Europe's economy by focusing on employment, economic governance and growth.The European ... Read more...

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India must look outward to reap demographic dividend (Comment)

February 7th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Shiv Muttoo Recent reports indicate India may not meet its objective of a stable population base by 2045. Instead, this goal is likely to be met only by 2060 when the country's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Economy improving, says Spanish premier

September 24th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 24 (IANS/EFE) Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero has said that Spain's housing prices have bottomed out and that the nation's economy will continue to improve. "The price of housing ... Read more...

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Orange County, CA resident sentenced to over 10 years for his part in $61 million Ponzi scheme

May 14th, 2010 - 1:27 am ICT by BNO News
SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – An Orange County, California resident on Wednesday was sentenced to over 10 years in federal prison for participating in a Ponzi investment scheme with an Orange ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Sensex soars 300 point on budget news (Lead)

February 26th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) India's markets barometer, the 30-share sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), shot up over 300 points Friday as the Finance minister announced huge public ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Irrigation improvement must for agriculture growth: PM

December 10th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Public investments will have to be raised to improve efficiency and spread of irrigation facilities, and thereby push growth in the agriculture sector, Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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CPI-M criticises Manmohan Singh’s economic policies

May 14th, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Amid speculation that the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) was finally softening its stance on the Congress, the party mouthpiece has criticised the Manmohan Singh government ... Read more...

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Assocham calls for lower rates for agro, infra projects

March 22nd, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) A leading industry lobby Sunday urged the country's central bank to lower prime lending rates (PLR) for agriculture and infrastructure projects to 10 percent from the current ... Read more...

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Agriculture extension systems should be strengthened in India

February 18th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by admin
By Amit DwivediThe arrangements for agricultural extension in India have grown, over the last five decades, in terms of activities, organizational types and available manpower. However, public investments in agriculture, (investments in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Food crisis a wakeup call for Asian agriculture

July 16th, 2008 - 8:50 am ICT by IANS
DPA Bangkok, July 16 (DPA) When world rice prices hit $1,000 per tonne in May, more than doubling over five months, Asian governments were forced to take a serious look at their neglected ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UN calls for ‘reinvigoration’ of agriculture

May 15th, 2008 - 11:38 pm ICT by admin
New York, May 15 (IANS) As the world is facing a severe food crisis, agriculture needs to be reinvigorated to produce enough food to feed the burgeoning global population, UN Secretary-General Ban ... Read more...

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